Anatomy and Physiology I Unit 3 Paper Willard, Josephine.docx

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Josephine WillardDr. YoungBIOS 2310 7A Anatomy and Physiology I23 January 2021Unit 3 PaperFor all body systems to properly function everything depends on events that occur at amolecular level. Organic compounds are essential to human functioning.Organic compounds aremade of groups of carbon atoms that are normally bonded to hydrogen and other elements aswell. The four types that are most important to the structure and function of humans arecarbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids. A carbohydrate is a molecule composed ofcarbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are three forms of carbohydrates. Monosaccharides are themonomers of carbohydrates, disaccharides have two monomers, and polysaccharides can consistof a lot of monomers and are the polymers.The body gets carbohydrates from plant-based foods.All body cells can use glucose and when glucose is broken down for energy, ATP or adenosinetriphosphate is made. ATP releases energy when its phosphate bonds are broken. Alipidis made

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